Take Five encourages everyone to stay vigilant against financial fraud. Remember: if someone contacts you unexpectedly, asking for your PIN or full password, don’t feel pressured into giving it up – this is a common tactic used by criminals!
Stop and consider whether the situation is genuine and trust your instinct. Take Five – stop, think and don’t be rushed.
Email, phone and online scams are becoming more and more common, but with a few simple steps we can help protect ourselves from being a victim of fraud.
Visit https://www.takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/ for advice on how you can stay safe online. There is also a quiz that you can take to see if you are scam-savvy.